As fundamentals-focused long-term investors, Fools never base an investment decision on the daily gyrations of the market. But the market's daily price movements can be useful when looking for new stock ideas for further research, or to keep tabs on watch-list stocks.

Below you'll find today's biggest movers among our five-star stocks -- the highest rating awarded by our CAPS community of more than 110,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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China Petroleum & Chemical
Foolcaps
(NYSE:SNP)

8.47%

Independent Oil & Gas

10.21%

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Almost Family
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:AFAM)

8.40%

Home Health Care

3.70%

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Sociedad Quimica y Minera Foolcaps
(NYSE:SQM)

7.47%

Synthetics

2.13%

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Other Five-Star Independent Oil & Gas
EXCO Resources (NYSE:XCO) up 2.26%
Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) up 2.21%
Other Five-Star Home Health Care
Gentiva Health Services (NASDAQ:GTIV) up 0.20%
Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED) down -1.11%
Other Five-Star Synthetics
Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) up 3.38%
Arch Chemicals (NYSE:ARJ) up 1.42%